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Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
>>> developing right now on "early today," hurricane sandy is already having a major impact on the atlantic coast as well as air travelers across the east coast. >>> the storm is drastically changing president obama and mitt romney's campaign plans with just eight days before america votes. >>> and the san francisco giants are 2012 world series champions. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. hurricane sandy is bearing down on the east coast. 60 million people are bracing for impact across the northeast with waves growing ever more ominous overnight. and the threat of storm surges anywhere from four to 11 feet high. this is the scene about 100 miles north of boston. hundreds of thousands have been told to evacuate in coastal areas all the way into new england. the mid-atlantic is already dealing with flooding from a storm that has claimed 65 lives in the caribbean and has the potential to paralyze new york and other big cities. >>> this morning, president obama signed three emergency declarations for connecticut, and
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
>>> super storm sandy is responsible for over a dozen deaths in the u.s. leaving millions without power and billions in damage. >>> federal, state and local resources will be pouring into the most affected areas as high winds and flooding continues into today. and with one week before americans fix their next president, thepossibility that the storm could impact a hugely important jobs report. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. well, it was everything we feared, and it's not over yet. sandy has claimed at least 16 lives, left more than 7 million without power, caused massive flooding and paralyzed cities and towns all across the northeast. it is no longer a hurricane, but it is a disaster. take a look at this brand new video as the roof of a shed is completely ripped away. this was during the height of the storm as it barreled into point pleasant beach, new jersey. that's one of the many spots along the jersey shore waking up to a mess this morning. >>> first, more amazing video. from water the fire, 50 homes are destroyed as flames tor
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Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
-dropping devastation inflicted by sandy. >>> thousands remain stranded in hoboken. millions will remain without power for much of the week as the massive rebuilding and cleanup gets underway, and all of this when millions of americans are getting ready to vote. certainly not a time for tricks or treats this halloween wednesday. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. 46 people have now been killed in the disastrous wrath of hurricane sandy and many more remain trapped. the storm could wind up costing $50 billion in property damage and lost business. just minutes ago we received brand new pictures from the jersey shore where fire is burning in a neighborhood just feet from the ocean. this may be the result of a rap toured gas line or downed fire line. the fire is one of the barrier islands. so far there's no sign anyone including fire crews can get near the flames. a mandatory evacuation order was given for that area before the storm hit. on staten island, some residents were trapped in their homes as a result of it. members of the aviation and scuba u
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
coming up. >>> we received the latest advisory when it comes to hurricane sandy. we will show you the forecast and intensity. this is a bad one guys, stay tuned for that. >>> we are looking at what we are dealing within the bay area. this is a live look at san jose. we will have a full look at the forecast with christina. you are watching bay area from us. >>> they must be giants. the giants sweeping their way to a second world series title in just three years. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the day off. >> i'm marla tellez. the giants are the new world series champs and a big story this season. redemption. barry zito erased all of the past failures. >> and sandoval went from bench warmer from the 2010 world series to 2012 world series mvp. >> we have team coverage on all things giants this morning. bob redell is awaiting the team's homecoming at at&t park. christie smith is keeping an eye on the fan celebrations. let's start with lauren scott in detroit who was in the locker room. lawrence, good morning. >> reporter: what a tremendous
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
square. lights are still on there. sandy is continuing to impact the city, however, today. wall street will be closed for the second day in a row. we have team coverage of sandy, including her impact here on the west coast. marla tellez is compiling the newest video and images as we speak, ones like this one of a partial building collapse in new york city. stephanie traung is keeping an eye on the local flight cancellations as a result of sandy. >> we start with a look at the aftermath. so far it's killed a total of 16 people and continues to batter that northeast. millions right now without power and the damages are estimated to be in the billions. we will go out there to check things out here. coming up, daniel lee is live in cape may right now in new jersey with a look at all this damage and the devastating destruction that has been left behind with the water slamming in. >> reporter: good morning. we're waking up to another stormy day her in cape may, new jersey. the rain from yesterday now replaced with strong winds. but here at the hotel that we stayed at, things seemed to be muc
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Nov 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
with the effects of sandy, mitt romney continues to campaign in key battleground states. we've got brand-new poll numbers. all of that, and our own brian williams goes home to battered point pleasant beach, new jersey. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, november 1st, 2012. >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. the very latest on sandy. at least 74 people in the u.s. have died as a result of hurricane sandy. millions remain without power, and recovery isn't coming nearly fast enough. new jersey is just one of the places there are major gasoline shortages. people are waking up with canisters and walking up with canisters trying to get fuel. and further down the coast, take a look as cars are lined up for blocks, if not miles. some people waited more than an hour for a chance to fill up. >>> another big oil problem, a massive leak, a fuel leak at a tank facility. more than 300,000 gallons of diesel crude spilled into the water separating new jersey from staten island. containment booms are keeping the oil where it is. >>> in connecticut, these are such intense images. look at that as thre
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
by superstorm sandy. rivetiepresentativiveting video. some estimates for the east coast reaching $20 billion worth of havoc. that is rough to watch. thank you for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez. unprecedented damage and destruction all over the east coast in the wake of sandy. the hardest hit is new york city. >> three people were injured overnight when flood waters made it difficult to get on the scene of a fire. >> we have live team coverage this morning, but we will begin with danielle leigh in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: people are trying to get back to normal and laying out picnic tables and chairs. that said, the threat from hurricane sandy has passed. there is danger out there throughout most of the northeast. the communities are climbing out of a watery mess. sandy beat the eastern seaboard with a vengeance. >> we don't know if we have bodies out there. that is why we are on the road. >> reporter: streets that look like rivers and landmarks ripped apart have crews working over time today. >> i know people woke up to devastation. >> i was on the phone with fema
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Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
pictures. new this morning as we track the path of superstorm sandy. good morning, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley, good morning, everybody. let's get you right to the latest on that storm. at least 16 people are dead as sandy continues to make its assault on the northeast. that storm simply slamming the coast with a 13-foot surge of sea water in new york city, causing flooding and power failures everywhere. electricity out for millions of customers up and down that coast. nbc's daniel lee has new pictures and video from superstorm sandy and the impact on the entire east coast. >> reporter: across the northeast, violent waves toppled over sea walls, threatening coastal communities. sandy sent a record 13-foot storm surge into new york city flooding tunnels, subways and streets. >> this is a once in a long time storm. the surge is very high. >> reporter: at a medical center a blown generator forced emergency evacuations. in atlantic city, new jersey, floodwater destroyed part of the famous boardwalk. the national guard rescued two dozen people trapped in a shelter that
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Oct 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
-cannon. jon kelley is off today. two big stories, of course the world series win but hurricane sandy set to make landfall along the east coast. let's head right to christina loren who's tracking the storm. >> yeah, we're waiting on the next advisory locating the future track and intensity of sandy. that's coming in promptly at 5:00 this morning. right now i can tell you it is a very powerful storm. what happened is a nor'easter merged with a hurricane and the center of low pressure could drop to levels we have never seen before. this could go down and the most intense storm to ever impact the eastern seaboard. this is a live look at new jersey. you can see we have the very, very strong waves crashing into the coastline. we're expecting landfall somewhere along the new jersey coastline as we get into this afternoon into tonight so we'll continue to track that for you. locally it's a whole other scenario. it's going to be very mild here today. temperatures in the 50s. as we head throughout this afternoon we're only expecting the 70s, and low 80s inland. we'll track what's happening with sa
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
to be comfortable, 80s inland, 70s bayside, upper 60s at the coast. we're tracking a very strong hurricane sandy and some rain on the way here. that's coming up. >>> and fog already here affecting many of your drives throughout the bay. i'm watching your commute showing you what you might not be able to see. >>> and taking a live look outside. a little tough to see in san francisco, but i bet a lot of people waking up with sore throats from all that cheering. orange october, monday, october 29th, this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the morning off. as we've been reporting all morning long, the giants are the new world series champs. the big story this season is redemption. pitcher barry zito did it in game one, erasing all this is past failures with a huge win over detroit. and last night pablo sandoval completed his path to redemption, going from bench warmer in the 2010 world series to 2012 world series mvp. today in the bay's lawrence scott is live in detroit this morning. he caught up with sandoval and the rest of th
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
coast this morning in the wake of hurricane sandy, but the hardest hit is new york city, just devastating out there. two people were injured when a total of 50 homes burned overnight in queens and floodwaters there made it very, very difficult for firefighters on that scene to get water pressure there in their hoses to take down those fires. and this morning to talk about all this coverage, we do have team coverage in place of this aftermath of hurricane sandy, now changed to a superstorm. we will get things going out there. we're being told over six million people are without power up and down the east coast. our team coverage will include marla tellez. we also have christina loren will talk about all of that weather and stephanie will be out talking about what's happening as well at sfo. again, 50 plus homes have been destroyed out there, worse than irene they're being told. but let's take it live right now. nbc is covering this for us up and down the east coast. daniel lee is live in cape may, new jersey. >> reporter: now that the sun is up we're finally starting to get a b
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Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm PDT
over my shoulder the broiling chesapeake bay showing the power of hurricane sandy that's tracking towards us far off the coast. but it's landfall that has scientists using megastorm, a surprising link up between two massive storms, impacting up to 60 million people. you have to see what it looks like from space to really appreciate the size of the storm. it's simply a swirling right mass up and down across. people are heeding the urgent warnings especially in coastal regions. tonight people are under mandatory evacuation orders. new york city city and philadelphia are also preparing to shut down mass transit. our team is spread all along the mid-atlantic coast with the latest on the storm and its impact. we want to begin with the weather channel's jim cantore on the tip of lower manhattan. >> reporter: where i'm standing in about 24 hours, there's a very good chance i'll be standing here in waist-high water, if i were still standing here and i won't be. here it is on satellite as you mentioned, just a huge cloud canopy, currently about 523 miles to the south of new york city, ther
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
>>> nearly 6 million people in 11 states are without power. >> sandy is wreaking havoc on everyone and everything in its path. sandy barrels into the northeast technically downgraded to a post tropical system. city streets look like rivers and parks were transformed into lakes. this is battery park in lowerer manhattan where the water surge reached a record level. reporterers at our new york station were out in the elements. >> reporter: it is a ghost town down here. conditions are clearly not safe. traffic lights are out. >> reporter: winds have not stopped. they have intensified if anything. at some points you get really big gusts like right now cht. >> reporter: sandy is a monster storm at its peak extending 700 miles wide with hurricane force winds stretching 175 miles from the center. >> reporter: we could anticipate that we have these incidents as the storm passes through the area. that fire continues to burn. >> reporter: many listen to early warnings to evacuate including these families who fled to emergency shelters. they were on the move yet again tonight after sandy knoc
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
>>> good morning. clear and present danger. sandy swirls along the east coast getting closer to pounding a third of the country with torrential rain, high winds, and even heavy snow. this morning we're right in the path of the storm. >>> battleground virginia, the state that was home to four of the first five.s. presidents, now crucial in deciding the next one. we're live in richmond. >>> and dogfight. the heated custody battle over a portly pooch. is her caretaker using her to fatten her bank account? that's the question a judge is getting set to ponder today, sunday, october 28, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of tod"today" w lester holt live from richmond, virginia, and jenna wolfe, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning and welcome to a special edition of "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester holt in richmond, virginia, the university of richmond, our second stop in our tour of the key presidential battleground states. jenna wolfe is back inside studio 1a. jenna, good morning. good to see you. >> nice to see you. i should have know
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Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
as the northeast works to recover from sandy while help continues to pour in from the military, red cross, and also springsteen, bon jovi, and many others. >>> obama, romney, and countless political candidates across the nation present their final arguments on who you should vote for them this final weekend before election day. plus new details during what really happened during the 9/11 plus new details during what really happened during the 9/11 benghazi terror attack. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. a horrific week for the northeast and mid-atlantic states continues to unfold. 94 people are confirmed dead in the u.s. from sandy. minutes ago we learned the number of power outages has gone down to 3.5 million. at the height of the blackout, 8 million people had no power. some of the biggest cries for help are coming from new york's statin island where the superstorm has claimed at least 19 lives. among them, two little boys, brothers. a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. their bodies were found in a marsh on thursday. their mother's suv was washe
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Oct 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
a storm of historic dimensions. at its heart, hurricane sandy. a sprawling system more than 800 mimes wide. capturing these amazing images from space. after killing more than 50 people and causing heavy flooding in the caribbean sandy tonight is tracking parallel along the u.s. coast toward a rare and fateful rendezvous on monday with two other potent weather systems. call it a hybrid storm. it's expected to send the full force of sandy careening somewhere in new york with damaging winds and torrential storms. the storm will impact some 64 million people. tonight, eight states and the district of columbia are under states of emergency as officials brace for severe flooding and prolonged power outages. some mandatory evacuations are already under way. forecasters sparing no words in warning just how dangerous this storm is. we've got our team in place to cover it all. let's start in new york with weather channel meteorologist jim cantore. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. more and more preparations under way. then by the time tomorrow night rolls around, we will start to
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Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
will go down with the ship. >> surveys the wreckage sandy left behind. >> you seen anything like this? >> never. never. nothing like this. nothing. >> heart breaking scenes. >> there is my kids' strollers. >> heart warming moments. coming together, coming back, sandy, rescue & recovery. >> good evening, everyone. welcome to "dateline." i'm lester holt. the winds and floodwaters may be gone, but power outages, ruined homes and impassable roads have triggered a whole new set of problems for the east coast. and new yorkers, not always known for their patience, were more rattled today by gas lines that seemed to go on forever. but today, the reason got a glimmer of hope as the relief efforts started to kick in. harry smith starts us off. >> reporter: it's been four days since hurricane sandy struck the northeast. yesterday there were screams for help in some of the worst hit areas. >> we all need help. i need help desperately. >> reporter: today, some help showed up. homeland security secretary janet napolitano toured devastated staten island. >> we have 3200 fema personnel working this s
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> also in the news this er morning hurricane sandy bearing down on the east coast. the hurricane is expected to make landfall later today. thousands of flights have been cancelled, schools closed, train service suspended and the new york stock exchange shut down. hundreds of thousands of people moving to higher ground and even more hunkering down. emergency shelters across the east coast are preparing for residents forced from their homes due to flooding and power outages. sandy has already left its mark on parts of north carolina. these pictures are from kure beach about 30 miles north of wilmington where rising tides eroded beaches, flooding homes. as many as 50 million people are in that hurricane's path. this morning dozens of flights in the bay area are cancelled. thousands of passengers stranded because of the impending storm. marla tellez is live at sfo with a look at sandy's effect on the bay area. good morning, marla. >> reporter: laura, good morning. let's put it to you this way, if you have plans to fly to just about anywhere along the eastern seaboard, you probably do
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Oct 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for high winds, high tides, drenching rains, and even flooding. all courtesy of mrn sandy. the powerful hurricane is expected to come ashore early tuesday morning. officials have already declared states of emergency in eight eastern states and washington, d.c. people who haven't already evacuated are packing up, boarding up, and getting energy supplies. forecasters say sandy will impact an 800 mile wide area from the carolinas up to maine. but they're not the only ones to feel sandy's impact. santiago sans us from the airport to show us how sandy could affect the airports here, as well. hello. >> hello. dealing with storms has been evolving over the last several years. airports and airlines have learned that preplanning and prestaging is something that's beneficial not only to passengers but to the industry, as well. now, airlines will be working with travelers. they're keeping an eye on the storm. they're determining the availability of flights and they're working on changing the structures of fares and fees for people who may have to change their travel plans. in some cases they're go
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Oct 31, 2012 4:30am PDT
. hundreds are still stranded in communities left unrecognizable by sandy. nbc's danielle lee has the latest on the daniel damages f storm. >> reporter: an entire coast line is waking up to a new reality caused by sandy. >> the scariest thing i've ever been through. >> reporter: homes ripped from their foundations. streets now resemble sand dunes. in seaside heights, pieces of the once popular vacation fun town float in the ocean. >> we're just lucky we're here today. >> reporter: at point pleasant, homeowners hope floodwaters recede. >> i've never seen anything like this. >> reporter: first responders are still trying to rescue victims cut off by the powerful tidal surge. >> all of a sudden, it came up very fast. i said to my husband, i think the ocean is coming down the street. >> reporter: tidal flooding paralyzed much of lower manhattan, filling subway lines and tunnels. even covering the runways at la guardia airport. >> cars are completely destroyed. they were submerged underwater. >> reporter: in queens, fire, not water, proved the bigger threat. >> it was a storm of historic intensi
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
by hurricane sandy. >>> nbc bay area is the proud broadcast home of the giants. we're happy to provide live coverage of the parade. we have several crews on the ground and in the air and we're going to broad cad this parade on air and online. >>> other news now, a terrifying case of deja vu along the california coast. for the second time in nearly a week, a shark attacked a surfer. this time near eureka. that's the surf board. look at the bite mark. it apparently took a big one. now the surfer, a 25-year-old man, has a 14-inch bite wound and other injuries on his body. two of his friends, one who just happened to be an emt, used their bodies to stop the victim's bleeding until the paramedics arrived. >> he was really gashed up. he had four or five serious gashes from his nipple to his hip. was definitely bleeding out pretty good. >> amazingly, the victim is in fair condition, undergoing surgery. just one week ago, a 39-year-old surfer was killed by a shark on the central coast. >>> let's turn things over to hurricane sandy, what was that hurricane. it is one for the record books. the most d
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
hurricane sandy lashing the east coast this morning from the carolinas into new england. the massive and dangerous system expected to cause life-threatening flooding, power outages and billions of dollars in damage. even as you look at these pictures in virginia beach, we want to tell you that it's going to get worse. if you're looking and thinking this is not as bad as i thought it was going to be, this storm has not come ashore yet in the northeast and over the next several hours into late this evening and tonight this will get worse. it is monday, october 29, 2012. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie along with matt lauer. the storm you're seeing the effects right there is doing exactly what it was forecast to do. gaining strength. starting its turn towards the coast. let's give you a reset what we know right now. sandy is a category 1 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour. the eye is located about 310 miles south-southeast of new york city at the moment. emergency officials in new york city and washington, d.c. have taken unprecede
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
, and the worst of it may be over, but it is clear the aftermath of sandy, the devastation will be with us for a while. as you mentioned, main concern obviously is still flooding. president obama has declared new jersey and parts of new york major disaster areas. millions here are still without power up and along the eastern seaboard. we could be without power for up to a week, even more, and sandy, as you have heard, is being called the storm of the century. clearly, it is living up to its hype. >> reporter: waves pounded the new jersey coastline destroying parts of atlantic city's historic boardwalk. >> this storm as everyone has been saying is not like any storm we've ever seen before. >> reporter: sparks flew from a con-edison explosion in manhattan, and snow fell in western wv virginia and tennessee. all scenes from super storm sandy, also known as frankenstorm, or the storm of the century. >> this water following this neighborhood. >> reporter: it was downgraded late monday to a post tropical cyclone, but it weather it hit land at 8:00 p.m. with winds of up to 90 miles per hour no o
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Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
carrier. the airports have been rough over the past couple of days with superstorm sandy. in our neck of the woods, definitely quieting down. the unsettled weather will continue for 24 more hours as the storm system pulls out. next we turn to the potential for very dense fog. and we have to get through very gusty winds later on today as the system pulls out. what to expect? showers will clear by midday. most of the activity has been trending from north to south. still about 58 degrees here in san jose. you're already in the 60s in the city where the sun is breaking through. a mix of sun and clouds throughout the remainder of the day. sunset tonight at 6:10. it's going down so early. but as you know, we have a time change just around the corner. a little patchy fog on friday. widespread fog saturday. and settled weather, comfortable conditions, good-looking weekend. that's your tease. >> and the weekend is spectacular with that extra hour to sleep. >> that just makes everything better. >> see you in a minute. >>> she mentioned superstorm sandy. millions across the northeast are beginni
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. with the subway system still crippled by hurricane sandy. subway trains are slowly coming back online, charging stations are providing lifelines for cell phones. but life after the storm is far from normal. thousands of people waiting in bus lines in brooklyn, and cars just trying to inch back into the city. in some of the hardest hit communities like seaside heights, new jersey there are no recovery teams and frustration is building. >> no electricity, no heat. no hot water, there's not much we have. we need more help. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands will likely be without power until next week. and also next week, another storm is in the forecast. we here at nbc are happy to help the victims of the storm. we're organizing a fund-raising telethon with some high profile people to be carried by all of our networks here at nbc universal. matt lauer will host the show. you see some of the artists schedule to appear include bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi as well as billy joel and christina aguilera. money collected will be donated to the relief fund for hurricane sandy. the telethon will air
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Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
. you see the disconnect here? >> reporter: the pain from sandy still fresh in communities anxious to recover. in atlantic city, new jersey, i'm an danielle leigh, nbc news. >>> this morning we're hearing firsthand accounts of what it was actually like when hurricane sandy rolled ashore now that jfk land guardia are back up and running. we were there when a number of flights landed at sfo last night. a lot of people telling us firsthand exactly what they witnessed. >> i have a 15-year-old daughter who was terrified and she thought that we were going to die. >> telephone poles that have been cracked at the base. >> mile to mile lines for gas. people about 50 deep with gas cans because the electricity is spotty so some places have electricity, some places don't. >> so much devastation out there. some bay area help is on the way to victims. yahoo! helping spearhead hurricane relief efforts here in the bay area. so far more than $450,000 have been donated. the american red cross silicon valley chapter reporting $2 million raised over the past two days. that is great. it will definitely
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Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
and the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> right now, this region is still reeling, but starting to make progress five days after hurricane sandy hit. today, gas rationing begins in new jersey, while people across the eastern seaboard are still trying to pick up the pieces. if they can get gas to move somewhere. can it be done? can new york city do anything to avoid ending up being under water again? we've got it covered. >>> also, important tips for you on how you can clean up from the storm and make sure you're ready before that next big one comes along. >> later on, some of new york's most famous natives held a telethon for hurricane sandy victims. matt lauer was the host. bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi, and billy joel helped raise money. we'll show you some highlights. >> it was quite a show. >>> we are also live on the campaign trail as president obama and governor romney crisscross the country with just three days to go now until election day. with the race neck and neck, we'll take a look at how hurricane sandy and friday's job numbers could affect the race. we want to begin with the aftermath
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. hurricane sandy, some 50 million people are preparing for the worst as the massive storm barrels down on the east coast. help is already on the way from the bay area and there are all kinds of cancellation at sfo. meteorologist rob may yea tess is tracking the story. what do you have. >> we are looking at a mass eu storm, 800 miles wide. category one hurricane that will be making landfall tomorrow night. we are watching that situation closely and changes in our own weather that may tosds toss some rain our way on the championship day parade. >> we should be checking the forecast before that. stay with us for continuing coverage of the 2012 world series champions, the san francisco giants. more to come, including you might be surprised what the mvp of the world series is doing the day after his historic three home runs. we have pictures of that and more coming up in the san francisco giants win. here's a live picture from the helicopter over third and king streets in san francisco near att park. we'll be right back. >>> the giant ander that fans are flying high and san francisco is see
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
after sandy, getting in and out of new york city a nightmare. long lines at gas stations across the region as the death toll from the storm rises to at least 75 people. and new images show the storm's fury in connecticut and new jersey "today," thursday, november 1st, 2012. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" at 7 am on the west coast this thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. let's look at the highways in and out of the city, mostly into the city. keep in mind it is 10:00 local time here on the east coast, so the bulk of the rush hour is over around yet, look at that. gonna be a lot of people late for work today. all of this caused by the remnants of sandy. >> yeah, a lot of people feeling it. there's some good news to report. limited mass transit services resumed this morning. they were supposed to help ease that commute a bit, as you can see not exactly working perfectly. we will show you brooklyn right now. a massive line of people waiting for shuttle bus service into manhattan. >> take all of that into consideration and, believe it or not, org
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. a joyous occasion. >> we'll check back as the story develops throughout the newscast. >>> hurricane sandy has just made landfall in the northeast with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour. we've got team coverage now. but we're going to begin with jay gray. he is live. he is in cape may, new jersey, with the very latest toght. >> reporter: after stalking the eastern seaboard for days, sandy is gaining momentum and taking aim on the jersey shore. >> the storm is not at its apex yet. it's going to get worse between now and the next time i speak to you. >> reporter: in areas it's hard to believe things could get much worse. debris has been scattered, trees uproot and tossed into homes. floodwaters have already swallowed some roadways. piers have been ripped apart, and water is pushing up against houses. the path of early destruction covers several states, graphic evidence of the size of this storm. 700 miles wide, with hurricane-force winds stretching out 175 miles from the center. more than 50 million people could feel the effects of sandy. >> this is going to be a big and powerful storm. a
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of our lifetime. >> reporter: sandy battered the atlantic and northeast coast, waters that turned deadly overnight. more than two dozen people killed, and there is fear tonight that number could climb. >> the enormity of the storm and the power of the storm. and you have calls coming in and you just can't get to these people. we don't know if we have bodies out right now or not. that's why we're out looking. >> reporter: sandy's wrath began across the jersey shore, shattering windows and buildings and tearing its way across the boardwalk. >> the devastation is unthinkable. >> reporter: this image of a roller coaster twisted and tossed into the water a telling symbol of sandy's wild ride. the floodwaters were so intense, cars and lives were in an instant turned upside down. >> i thought the house was going to come off its foundation, literally. i thought we were going to die. >> reporter: that same fear in the massive force of the storm was felt all along the coast. more than 8 million homes lost power and the early damage estimates are at $20 billion. some of the worst was here in
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Oct 30, 2012 12:35am PDT
street in manhattan. hurricane sandy is on its way, and i'm hoping if you're watching, you're at home, you're safe, you're warm. we sent our audience home so that they can be safe and warm, but we're here. all of our guests came, which is big for us. we were worried that we weren't going to get guests, but we got some good ones here. from "saturday night live," seth meyers is going to be on the show tonight. "weekend update," he's a funny guy. we have from "top chef" -- hey! this is a rotating -- do you want to hop in with me? we have padma lakshmi. wow, she's just awesome and fun to be around and just fun to talk to and gorgeous on top of that. and we have the one and only, director robert zemeckis. he has a movie called "flight" that's coming out this week with denzel washington. he shows his butt in the movie. anyways -- hey, how are you? we also have a great band on the show tonight. imagine dragons are the band on the show tonight. they're so good. let me give you a taste of what they sound like. ♪ so this will be the stuff you'll be jamming out to tonight. we're about to go up
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Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
at sandy's devastation, both from the air and from the beach. while on the ground at this hour, there are still dramas unfolding, some of them life-threatening as president obama gets a look at sandy's devastation. nightly news begins now. >>> well, good evening, from the jersey shore, and again, if you include this entire region of several hundred miles, all of it hard-hit by this storm named sandy, the hardest hit area continues to be the shoreline of new jersey, about 130 miles from north to south. we are just back from one of our first tours, and for those of you able to see us, the folks with power, especially in the eastern region of the united states, we have been using the phrase "redrawing the map of the jersey shore" to talk about the power of this storm. we were able to see that today, there are new inlets, new beaches where they didn't exist. there will have to be new tide tables because the water is coming inland where it didn't before, the destruction is everywhere you look. we're going to start tonight with lester holt who started his journey in the storm down in
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Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
.com. >>> coming up, eyewitness to disaster. >> frustrated. >> sandy survivors arrive in the bay area. >>> also, the invention of cinema's most famous villains. and there's word that george lucas will try to do a lot of good after selling "star wars." >>> and sergio romo's parade fashion choice has a lot of people talking. >>> a downright cold night already here across the bay area with 48 in santa rosa. we could near some 30s as we head throughout tomorrow morning. and while we're speaking of the cold now, it's all about the warming trend in the seven-day forecast. >>> he has two world series under his belt and one t-shirt that's getting almost as much attention. giants closer sergio romo angered some critics with his fashion choice, which some read as a political statement. was it the right choice at the right time? >> reporter: he pointed at the  words on his t-shirt throughout the parade route. i just look illegal. but giants pitcher sergio romo didn't explain the message when we spoke to him wednesday. >> what a way to reward them. what a fitting end to a great season. >> reporter: in tod
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Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
each borough in the city, a virtual tour through sandy's destruction. >> i feel for all the people who have problems, but you don't pull the plug at the last minute, he could have made that decision days and days ago. >> reporter: transportation was already tough, the race would have closed roads and bridges, and some complained it would have diverted valuable resources like much-needed police officers. last year, a thousand people worked the race, and sanitation workers. the mayor disagreed, saying the city critically needed the $340 million that the marathon brings in. >> new york has to show that we are here and that we're going to recover, and that we can, while we help people, still help companies that need the business and give people something to cheer about. >> reporter: race organizers started a hurricane relief fund. >> we'll be donating a million to kick this off. and we feel so strongly that this is the right thing to do. >> reporter: they said the marathon was not just a race, but about helping the city find recovery. there has been a lot of twitter traffic, today, brian,
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, impacting a huge swath along the east coast, hurricane sandy made landfall in new jersey. tonight, at least five people are reported dead. surging waves pounded the coastline and rain left many coastal street just flooded. winds of up to 90 miles an hour wreaking havoc, ripping down signs and power lines and battering homes, boardwalks and businesses. so far, the storm has knocked out power to nearly 2 million people. for the latest, we bring in meteorologist rob mayeda. have we seen the worst of it, rob? >> we'll relay some of the information in a moment. but first let's show you what's happening on the radar. you're looking at a storm that is tropical storm force winds of almost 400 miles wide. winds sustained at 80 miles per hour, moving inland, it will take about 48 hours before it completely clears the northeast coast there. all that moisture wraps on in. sandy officially transitioned from a hurricane now into a supercharged nor'easter as the low crossed the coast changing into a cold core low. here is the main impact we're seeing in terms of the wind, pushing a wall of water, if you w
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
one. >>> good morning. more misery as the northeast sandy. a new threat, another storm the new jobs report is out this morning. it is mixed news. 171,000 jobs added. the unemployment rate up slightly to 7.9%. we will get reaction from both campaigns. >>> and walk this way. new yorkers in need of a lift are about to get one on our plaza. the count down has gun for air oh smith's first ever morning show concert today, friday, november 2nd, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, welcome to "today." 7:00 a.m. on the west coast on friday. i am matt lauer. >> i am savannah guthrie. it has been a hard week around here. we are excited to have something to smile about. aerosmith is here. >> i listened to the check. and the visual of them on the concert stage is something to remember. it is a great distraction. but only a distraction from the on-going problems in the wake of the storm sandy. this morning, the death toll from the storm has risen from more than 90 people. there's a lot of talk abo
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Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
, hitting key battleground states. but, will sandy put a damper on their campaigning? >>> and he's bringing sorry back just a week after he said i do, justin timberlake is saying i apologize to his fans. we'll tell you why "today," saturday, october 27th, 2012. >>> good morning, welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm andrea canning. so happy to be here. >> you brought your umbrella, boots and maybe a boat? >> it is a big weekend. i love how you told me you're going to be living on granola bar for the next couple of days. >> i'm going to be in the middle of it. it's going to be a bad one. >> all eyes on tropical storm sandy this morning as it slowly makes its way up the east coast. >> it was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm this morning. right now it's packing topped sustained winds of about 70 miles per hour. just below hurricane strength. but experts say it could become a hurricane again. >> here's the latest. five states and the district of columbia have declared states of emergency. millions of people in the path of the storm are being urged
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> okay, jeff. we'll see you shortly. >>> thousands of people still trapped in the wake of hurricane sandy as the president touches down in new jersey, a bold move from the governor of new jersey. >>> plus, it was a case that baffled investigators for months. up next, a break in the mysterious case of a woman found dead, stuffed in a trash can. woman: oh! tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa. and you'll always find your favorite. woman #2: with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> well, were you out there? did you watch it on tv, or perhaps from your office online? a memorable halloween giants style. an estimated one million people celebrating the world series champs. fans lined market street and cheered on the procession before the parade culminated at an emotional ceremony at the civic center plaza. some great shots from our nbc chopper. not surprisingly, this vic
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
sandy on the east coast that will impact travel across the entire united states throughout next five to seven days. we'll have the full forecast track and latest from the east coast. our next rain is in that 7-day forecast and also going to mean more sierra snow. [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts! who are these guys? oh, that's just my buds. bacon, donuts. -my taste buds. -[ taste buds ] waffles. how about we try this new kind of fiber one cereal? you think you're going to slip some fiber by us? rookie. okay. ♪ nutty clusters and almonds, ♪ ♪ almonds. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. with 43% daily value of fiber for you. crunchy nutty clusters and real almond slices for your taste buds. >>> we have a change of scenery for the giants in detroit for the world series, this morning the team boarded the buses at at&t. there's tim lincecum and fans were there to cheer on the team. not just the giants who left san francisco, much of the front office also headed east as well as the players and famil
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
start cleaning up after a devastating super storm. hurricane sandy has killed 69 people in the caribbean before the storm led to at least 50 deaths here in the u.s. this is a live look at hoboken, new york. at least 17 states -- sorry, hoboken, new jersey. at least 17 states are seeing the effects of the storm now. this morning, jfk and newark airports are now both reopened but not all flights will be restored. new york's la guardia airport remains closed at this hour. it could take days before travel finally gets back to normal. we're back, tracking the effects of this storm in the newsroom. >> you mentioned a couple airports back in business. jfk and -- the first passenger flight to jfk has arrived. sfo is a different story because a few dozen east coast bound flights are already canceled today so check with your carrier before you head to one of our local airports. we're going to take a look at a developing story we're following in new jersey. multiple fires are threatening more homes in the peninsula town of bricktown which was hit hard by sandy. at least 14 homes there already destr
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
and down the east coast unrecognizable in the wake of sandy. home after home submerged, police forced to carry out daring rooftop rescues in new york, while thousands of people are still stranded in new jersey. a striking view of the catastrophic damage live from above today, wednesday, october 31st, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," the aftermath of sandy with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm esgotry. it's one thing to see sandy's damage from the ground, but when you see it from the air it's truly striking. the magnitude of the loss is just stunning. >> it's sickening. right now natalie is over a helicopter in a dangerous situation in new jersey where another fire is burning. this has been a problem over the last couple of days. most likely that is storm-related. just north of seaside heights. first responders unable to reach the scene there. >> we'll check in with natalie in a bit but first the
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Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
do. it is near certain that hurricane sandy will make landfall, rather than turning out to sea, end of quote. dire predictions like that are coming days in advance, despite the storm that was shredded by dry air all day. not much to look at, not very powerful as the center of it sits off the coast of miami. at this moment this is what is going to happen, the set-up, the chemical reaction, when it takes a left hook, oceans will surge, trees will come down, portions of the coastline could be ravaged. we have it covered and want to talk to janice huff, how are we so confident it will blow up in size and make that left hook? >>>well, brian, there is still uncertainty with the track of the storm, but there is a certainty that it will intensify, moving into parts of the midwest and the jet stream helping to pick up, and energize the storm even more it is weaker now, the category 1 topping winds of 75. moving away from the bahamas, there is a chance it could be weaker by saturday afternoon. but then they project it will bring it back up to category 1 status, but they found it all the way t
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Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. a new catastrophe just starting to come to light a full three days after hurricane sandy came to shore. and tonight, people are now reaching a boiling point over the basics, finding food and water, and waiting hours for gasoline. >>> five days to go, closing arguments on the campaign trail and what cou be a deciding factor in this race. >>> and making a difference tonight, all the heros, making a difference today in this crisis. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, tonight an entire region of the country remains in the grip of a crisis, large areas are paralyzed, people are suffering and the death toll is rising. and patience is already running out because some of the areas of the civilized society are not working. put it this way, in new york city, people can't find gasoline, and some went to find food from dumpsters from the stores, because they have no power or water, and what the stores have is still good, although it needed to be thrown out. and since you're going to hear the memory of katrina invoked more and more in the coming days, like katrina, three days out, we're stil
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
with the damage that hurricane sandy has left behind, gas prices are falling. what we're paying this morning coming up. >>> we'll look at the aftermath of sandy including a very dark new york city. i'm marla tiaz. we'll look at images coming up. >>> the markets will open this morning for the first time this week. we'll look at business just ahead. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >>> this morning, it is still a cold hard reality. millions of people on the east coast still dealing with the harsh reality. the daniel at this point simply mind-boggling. we have new pictures and video streaming in. now, a closer look at this terrible aftermath. just painful and very emotional out there. >> reporter: we're going to show you, jon. good morning to you. superstorm sandy killed at least 55 people along the atla
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Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
's savannah guthrie. >> reporter: 72 hours after sandy walloped the eastern seaboard from southern new jersey to connecticut and beyond, some things are getting better and some worse. particularly on staten island where today the true devastation became apparent. the death toll is rising and so is the anger. >> they're still looking for dead bodies. people that are held unaccountable for. so this death toll, it is going up. but you need to come here and help us. we need assistance. please. >> we have bodies being removed up the block. we are devastated here. there is no red cross. >> reporter: thousands of families left homeless continue to search through the debris. to salvage what little is left. and as temperatures drop, officials say power won't be fully restored for days. and some new york and connecticut suburbs, at least another week in the dark. elsewhere, clean-up and repair efforts tonight while patience wears thin. >> i have two 20-month-old babies. and my cars are under water. i don't have transportation out of here. and what are we supposed to do? we heard from a national grid gu
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Oct 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
night it was no match for the power of hurricane sandy. it overwhelmed the barriers and sent torrents of water and sand rushing into the town. >> oh, my god. >> is that your kitchen? >> yes. >> theresa showed us what was left of her beach front restaurant. >> that was the whole dining area. there were walls and windows. this is where our to go was, and this is our kitchen. >> there are no walls and windows now. >> it's amazing. >> let's go. i don't have time for this. >> reporter: today as utility crews tried to clear the roads, police and firefighters went door to door, making sure there weren't any victims. as is the case up and down the shore, residents were not allowed to return home today until it's safer. given what's happened here and across the state, officials say that could take several days or more. it all happened in a matter of hours. tonight the winds are calm, it hasn't rained at all today. and the ocean is now breaking about 30 or 40 yards offshore. it's very calm. of course, brian, the damage has been done. >> when we say it redrew the map of the jersey shore, sadly,
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
efforts from hurricane sandy on this thursday, november 1st. this is "today in the bay." >>> well, it is 5:00. good morning, everybody. thank you very much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> right now we can tell you a big, big step right now, hoping to get things back to normal in that aftermath of superstorm sandy. sfo says all the flights from the east coast will be on time today. and today mass transit is back online in new york city, but restrictions are still in place for thousands of -- millions of people actually trying to get through those bridges and tunnels. brooklyn's battery tunnel remains closed because it is filled with water. you can see it here. the army corps of engineers just pumping the devices to begin it draining. parts of the long island railroad remain closed because tracks are blocked by downed trees and debris everywhere. just in, this is video from la guardia airport actually opening up in about an hour from right now, which was covered in rain yesterday we showed you. airlines running limited service in and out of all three new yo
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Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
bands of hurricane sandy beginning to pull into some of the great lakes. it's just east of detroit right now. it does not look like there's going to be any rain in the forecast. however, it will be close. lots of cloud cover especially and maybe even patches of drizzle. a cold, drizzle in detroit. we're talking about 40s with windchills in the 30s. if you are here at home watching, it's going to be beautiful. 74 in san francisco. 78 in oakland today. 80 in san jose. east bay, livermore, 85. north bay, 84 in santa rosa. if you are making plans for halloween, something to watch. we were talking yesterday looks like rain. does look like it will be pushed back a little bit. the system offshore is slow to move in. wednesday night after midnight is the latest. >> primarily north bay not so much south bay. >> thursday everyone. >> thank you very much. just one more win. giants are in detroit hoping to sweep the tigers in game four of the world series and if they win tonight, they clinch the title. they are up three games to none in best of seven series and odds are in the giants favor. in world
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Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
say we have could fare worse than the jersey shore after historic storm sandy. >> hurricane sandy came and left death and destruction behind. before it hit, the people there got plenty of warning. that won't happen here in the bay area before the next major earthquake. >> they could watch the storm getting closer and closer to the coast and people could get up and leave. >> a lot of people resist and got caught up in the super storm at the height of her wrath. seven million people were left without power. the executive director of bay area government said power will be a huge problem here in the aftermath of an earthquake. >> we will have less access to power and water after a disaster because of the kind of repairs that are needed will take longer than what happened after a major storm. >> 70 california power teams loaded on to cargo planes heading to the east coast this week to help the area recover. recovering is happening slowly with weary storm victims finding power wherever they can. pg&e officials are taking notes from sandy and they learned a lot from other disasters like the q
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